decennium

[ dih-sen-ee-uhm ]
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noun,plural de·cen·ni·ums, de·cen·ni·a [dih-sen-ee-uh]. /dɪˈsɛn i ə/.
  1. a period of ten years; a decade.

Origin of decennium

1
From Latin, dating back to 1675–85; see origin at decennial

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decennium

decennary (dɪˈsɛnərɪ)

/ (dɪˈsɛnɪəm) /


nounplural -niums, -nia (-nɪə) or -naries
  1. a less common word for decade (def. 1)

Origin of decennium

1
C17: from Latin, from decem ten + annus year

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